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Gwendoline Court Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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My son checked in at 2pm along with my 2 other children. He immediately rang me at work and explained that the room was filthy, the bathroom had scum and stains all over it with a huge rat hole that was filled with newspaper, the lady at reception couldn't speak clear english, the spa bath wasn't working and the room...

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1Thank Giddyuppahimbop
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a seat. This is going to get heavy quickly. Bathroom had a interesting photo on the wall. Not quite to my taste but interesting nonetheless. Pretty sure because of its very odd location, it may have hiding something. Lo and behold, queue huge hole in the wall. No kidding this thing was a behemoth. Next stop, rotting shower trims!...

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6Thank andrewvialoux
New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a well travelled Kiwi I am absolutely ashamed and disgusted that the health authorities and motel agencies allow this place to operate. Thank goodness we arrived and asked to view some rooms and hadn't booked on line as we usually do. The room carpets were filthy and everything smelt musty and looked well used and shabby. I wouldn't stay...

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4Thank JessieK
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awful, did not even sleep in the bed, spa not in fit condition to use. No heating towels where so well used not good. Not value for money.worst hotel/motel we have stayed in wish we had checked trip advisor.

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3Thank mlchilds2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just awful. Holes in the bedroom wall, holes in the headboard, 2 towels for a family of 6. Very run down. The pool that you can use is at another motel down the road and hasn't been cleaned in a very long time. The tennis court surface has rolled up like carpet and the minigolf holes are clogged with leaves...

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1Thank Rachel J
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Sadly forgot to check TripAdvisor prior to booking, not a mistake I will make again! If the score could be in negative numbers I would. The level of maintenance and cleaning here was not acceptable at any level. Being advised there are clean sheets should be a given not an over achievement. Carpet was sticky and Matt from filth, walls...

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4Thank Ohana1969
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I have travelled the world in my 22 years service in the Navy and I have stayed in some less than reputable establishments, this place is by far the worst. We were greeted by a man who's catchphrase was but we are very clean, now he was very animated about his catchphrase and stated...

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4Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Generally run down and old units. False advertising on website. Spa didnt work. Sky t.v was advertised. The place gave me flea bites. Owner kept making excuses re spa and even promised room with spa next day but only had more excuses. Paid same prices to stay at Alphin motel and studio motel on previous trips the year before and...

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3Thank Rach_Taufoou
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

nice and warm room with clean bed linen but generally run down and tired. No microwave, shower broken had to hold it.Noise from ? water bore pump below lounge was annoying.Advertised Sky TV but didn't have any.

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1Thank Diddums M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I now know why they make you pay at check in. It's so you can't get your money back once you see your room. Smelly dirty carpets. Ants crawling over the kitchen bench and wall heater not working. Advertised as having satellite TV only to find that's not true. I could go on about this dump but it's all ready...

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3Thank Willy B

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gwendoline Court Motor Lodge is within walking distance to Puia and the Rotorua International Golf Course, the Motor Inn offers 18 spacious one bedroom apartments, each with spa pool, full kitchen facilities, central heating, wireless internet, digital TV, en-suite with shower, tea/ coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwendoline Court Motel

Address: Cnr. Fenton & Gwendoline Streets, Rotorua 3200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: £50 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gwendoline Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“There are no good clean rooms. Drive straight past this place”
 of 5 bubbles Giddyuppahimbop, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think there was Wifi but we couldn't access it. Top tip is keep driving.”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“i had room 18 which was a family room but although warm and good linen generally run down and lounge above ? water bore pump.”
 of 5 bubbles DiddumsM, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room in a different motel!!!”
  • Worn carpet
  • Old food left in fridge.
  • Mould and worn/chipped paint around door frame.
  • Broken connection for hand rail.
 of 5 bubbles TwinkD, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room with a spa!”
 of 5 bubbles Channybee9, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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